Century 21 Department Store To Open In American Dream

Iconic retailer will bring high fashion value to Meadowlands retail and entertainment complex

Mar 02, 2016, 08:00 ET from American Dream

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American Dream, the premier global shopping and entertainment destination, is proud to announce that Century 21 Department Store will be opening a nearly 60,000 sq. ft. location at the property.

Century 21 Department Store, a legendary New York based leader in high-end fashion retail for over 50 years, offers men's, women's and children's apparel, footwear, outerwear, lingerie, accessories, cosmetics and home goods at up to 65% off retail prices.  

"The decision to come to American Dream was easy, a true destination in the New York Metropolitan Market. As part of our company's thriving expansion strategy on the East Coast, this opportunity is something we are very excited about. The interactive complex is a natural fit for us as our stores continue to become more dynamic and engaging. We are looking forward to joining the community in this innovative new market concept by bringing our high-end designer selection at incredible values," stated Raymond Gindi, co-CEO, Century 21 Department Store.

"We are excited to have Century 21 Department Store offer designer brands at an amazing value to customers.  Century 21 Department Store appeals to both locals and tourists by offering a great assortment of merchandise and a consistent customer experience.  It is this winning combination that keeps them top of mind and continues to drive traffic to their stores," Don Ghermezian, President, Triple Five.

Representing Century 21, Gene Spiegelman, Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield states "American Dream is an incredibly creative development.  Triple Five has leveraged their unique experience and taken into account the New York Metro market and what consumers are looking for today.  The exclusive mix of entertainment, retail and dining is spot on."


American Dream, a world-class destination, is being developed by Triple Five Group of Companies, owners of the two largest shopping and entertainment centers in North America – Mall of America and West Edmonton Mall. 

American Dream is located in Bergen County, New Jersey at the Meadowlands Sports Complex at the intersection of three major highways – I-95, Route 3, Route 120 - that service over 100 Million vehicles annually.  American Dream is located in the heart of the New York Metropolitan area with over 21 million residents and 55 million domestic and international tourists annually.  The project is serviced by three of the largest airports in the US – Newark, LaGuardia and JFK International with 110 million travelers annually and is connected by passenger rail service to Penn Station New York.  

American Dream is approximately 3 million square feet and will redefine the customer experience in shopping and leisure with a unique combination of retail, dining, entertainment and attractions - all in one location.   Anchor tenants Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor -- along with over 450 retail, food and specialty shops -- are complimented by North America's largest fully-enclosed indoor DreamWorks Water Park, Amusement Park and a 16-story Big Snow Indoor Ski & Snow Park; a 1,500 seat live Performing Arts Theater; 285-foot tall Observation Wheel; luxury movie theatres by Cinemex; 70,000 square foot Sea Life Aquarium & Lego Discovery Center; NHL-size Ice Rink; and an18-hole miniature golf course.  The center also features The Collections – a 460,000 square foot luxury and fashion area and The Dining Terrace – a collection of fifteen full-service restaurants showcased in one location.


Century 21 Department Store, a NYC icon for more than 50 years, is legendary for its exceptional offering of designer brands at amazing prices. Century 21 remains a leader in high-end off-price fashion retail, offering men's, women's and children's apparel, footwear, outerwear, lingerie and accessories, along with beauty and home goods at select stores and online at C21Stores.com. The retailer is headquartered in Downtown Manhattan with 10 stores total. Locations in New York include Lincoln Square, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island. There are three stores in New Jersey: Paramus, Morristown and Elizabeth. Century 21 Department Store opened its first store outside of the New York Metro area in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and continues to expand in new markets. For more information, follow Century 21 Department Store on facebook.com/century21stores and @Century21stores on Twitter and Instagram. 

SOURCE American Dream